first_imgBacolod City police chief Colonel Henry Biñas says they are considering “inside job” as a possible motive behind the robbery and killing of a Belgian national earlier this week in the city’s Villa Angela Subdivision in Barangay Villamonte. BCPO BY DOMINIQUE GABRIEL BAÑAGABACOLOD City – Police investigators are considering “inside job” as a possible motive behind the robbery and killing of Belgian-national Carl Nolens earlier this week in the city’s Villa Angela Subdivision in Barangay Villamonte.Colonel Henry Biñas, city police director, said after interviewing Nolens’ wife, they discovered that one the victims’ servants left their house the day before the crime and has not been in contact with them ever since.Biñas also said based on the modus carried out by the suspects, they believe the crime was committed by the notorious Epogon crime group. The police chief said the Epogon group is heavily involved in armed robberies, thefts, illegal drugs, and gun-for-hire activities.He added the BCPO has already set up a task force in order to expedite the investigation process.Earlier on Wednesday, Nolens was killed after four unidentified robbers attacked his home.Investigation revealed that the four suspects gained entry into the foreigner’s home by destroying the grills of the perimeter wall.The suspects then climbed up into the balcony and destroyed the sliding door.Once inside the suspects forcibly took the bag owned by the victim’s wife, which contains an undetermined amount of cash and jewelry.However, Nolens resisted against the suspects and he was shot in the stomach using an M16 assault rifle, while Nolens’ wife managed to jump off the balcony. The suspects then proceeded to the victim’s in-law and servants, hogtied them and fled.Nolens and his wife were rushed to the Metro Bacolod Hospital and Medical Center, where Nolens was declared dead on arrival by hospital staff./PNlast_img